Category great people – great companies
Wanna know more about AirBnB and how it all started? Check the video below.
Below is a very interesting example of how to interact when solving a problem during a coding interview. Think loud. Clearly. Ask for clarifications. Talk before you write. Think about different solutions. Best case scenario. Worst case. Edge cases. Test your solution in real time.
I love reading the book Code Complete, by Steve McConnell. The following comes from it, in its Chapter 22: Developer Testing. ………. It’s natural to assume that defects are distributed evenly throughout your source code. If you have an average of 10 defects per 1000 lines of code, you might assume that you’ll have one defect […]
This article by Ryan Tomayko discuss REST and its implications. The author has removed it for good from his blog for reasons indicated in the link at the bottom, How I Explained REST to My Wife Sunday, December 12, 2004 Translations of the following dialog available in Japanese, French, Vietnamese, Italian, Spanish,Portuguese, and Chinese. Huge thanks to YAMAMOTO Yohei, Karl Dubost, jishin, Barbz, Tordek, Edgard Arakaki, keven lw, […]
The following is a talk at the RailsConf 2015 in which Peter quickly discuss MVC and mostly what comes after it. “This talk explains how to compact the “big ball of mud” at the heart of your app into a bedrock of reliable code. It gives the steps to incrementally refactor models into a functional […]
Beware of how you spend your scarce cognitive resources. Enjoy this Fluent 2015 presentation, by Kathy Sierra, about the important elements to care about in one’s pursuit of greatness. This doesn’t only apply to technologies, or web, or coding, but to almost anything.
The original article is by Jerry Chen, from Greylock Partners. This is just a re-transcription. If “software is eating the world,” then the meal will be prepared by developers. Over the past several years, there have been articles about the primacy of software engineers. This reality is supported by the fact that technical majors are […]
This post was initially by Boz, on Feb. 12 2015. This is one of those posts I want to be able to go back to at a later time. Hence I paste it here. ** Sense of Urgency ** I once had the good fortune to visit the kitchen at The French Laundry. The kitchen […]
I love the C# Language. I enjoy learning the various material out there from the different versions which treats about the language details and intricacies. If you are starting with the language, you might want to try coming with answers to the following questions. Also check the link at the bottom for a great discussion […]
Things are being awesome!!! Microsoft is going bold with .NET as Open Source. It will be available on Mac and Linux and the Visual Studio Community is going to benefit as never before. Scott Hanselman said it so greatly that I cannot add anything on top of that. Click the picture below and get on […]